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Russia has also said it believes the missile was medium range.'The missile reached an altitude of 535 kilometres (330 miles) and flew 510 kilometres before falling into the central part of the Sea of Japan,' the defense ministry said in a statement to Russian news agencies.'The parametric flight data of the ballistic object corresponds to the tactical and technical characteristics of a medium-range ballistic missile,' it said, adding that it did 'not present' any danger to Russian territory.The North has long sought to build a rocket capable of delivering an atomic warhead to the continental United States - something that Trump has vowed 'won't happen'.The launch marks a grave new phase in the country's decades-long weapons program.David Wright, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, wrote on the organisation's allthingsnuclear blog that the available figures implied the missile 'could reach a maximum range of roughly 6,700 km on a standard trajectory'.'That range would not be enough to reach the lower 48 states or the large islands of Hawaii, but would allow it to reach all of Alaska.' North Korea on Tuesday said it had tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), prompting US experts to say the device could reach a maximum range of more than 6,000km - putting Darwin in the potential firing line Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, has condemned the ballistic test, labelling it 'provocative' and 'in breach of numerous United Nations Security Council resolutions'.'North Korea continues to threaten its neighbours while undermining regional and global security,' she said.'North Korea's long term interests would be best served by ceasing its nuclear and missiles programs and focusing on improving the lives of its long suffering people.' The launch, which came as the United States prepared to mark its Independence Day, triggered a Twitter outburst from President Donald Trump who urged China to 'put a heavy move' on North Korea to 'end this nonsense once and for all'.
'Our great leader Kim Jong Un sent a personally handwritten letter 2017, July 3rd, ordering the launch of an intercontinental ballistic rocket (Hwasong 14).'The launch, that was personally supervised by the great leader KJU himself, will now be followed by the National Institute of Science's report.'National Science Institute's Report: Intercontinental Ballistic Rocket Hwasong 14 was successful.'Our dear leader KJU's strategic order was followed by a launch of an ICBM, and this was successfully processed.'The newly developed ICBM Hwasong-14 was launched, and this took place on July 4, 2017 at 9am, and flew for 39 minutes.'It flew from a northwestern city, and flew precisely following the predicted trajectory.
A North Korean scud-type missile, with a range of 800-900 kilometers, would land in its target site within ten minutes if fired at a standard angle of 45 degrees.
Lee said it's likely that North Korea fired either Hwasong-12 missile or a solid-fuel Pukguksong-2, both of which were tested in May.
In an announcement of the missile test, North Korean officials called the launch, which leader Kim Jong-un supervised, a 'glistening miracle'.
The 'landmark' test of a Hwasong-14 missile was overseen by leader Kim Jong-Un, an emotional female announcer said on state Korean Central Television.
US Pacific Command confirmed the test and said it was a land-based, intermediate range missile that flew for 37 minutes.